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  • Shock Jock Stern Crosses Swords with FCC's Powell

    10/26/2004 4:12:59 PM PDT · by crushelits · 52 replies · 1,697+ views ^ | October 26, 2004 | Jeremy Pelofsky
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Radio shock jock Howard Stern, who is moving to satellite radio to avoid broadcast decency rules, traded verbal jabs on air with Federal Communications Commission (news - web sites) Chairman Michael Powell on Tuesday, charging him with nepotism and undermining free speech. "It is apparent to most of us in broadcasting that your father got you your job," said Stern, who called in while Powell was being interviewed on San Francisco's KGO-AM 810. Powell shot back that his father, Secretary of State Colin Powell (news - web sites), had nothing to do with his appointment. The FCC...
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • Howard Stern Blasting Lesle Moonves NOW!!!

    11/03/2003 7:31:09 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 75 replies · 767+ views
    Self | November 3, 2003 | PJ-Comix
    Anybody listening to Howard Stern now? If you live on the Left Coast, PLEASE tape the show starting a little after 10 AM to get an accurate transcript to post here. Anyway, Howard is NOW blasting Moonves BIGTIME. He is goofing on Moonves and his girlfriend, Julie Chen by imitating Moonves saying, "Julie, come over here and service me NOW!" Howard is also playing clips of Moonves as he is goofing on him. One of the things Moonves says on the clip is how proud he is of the Hallmark production of their TV movies (thus giving lie to Hallmark's...
  • CNN just caught with its' pants down! (Must read!)

    10/27/2003 8:57:40 AM PST · by God luvs America · 74 replies · 4,098+ views
    I was sitting here watching CNN as they are covering the California wildfires. They were doing an interview with an actor about his role in a movie about a fraudulent reporter for the magazine "The New Republic". CNN cuts off the middle of this interview and breaks to a phone call with the "mayor of San Diego" who reportedly has news about three arrests in connection with the fires. They put this guy on the radio and he states that, "three arrests were made in connection with the fires. He cannot release the names of the people but can confirm...
  • ESPN becomes butt of phone joke ("Steve Bartman" call was a Howard Stern prank. Baba Booey!)

    10/16/2003 10:56:34 PM PDT · by Timesink · 38 replies · 3,867+ views
    Associated Press ^ | October 16, 2003
    ESPN BECOMES BUTT OF PHONE JOKEAssociated PressOct. 16, 2003 9:11 p.m.BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — A man pretending to be infamous Cubs fan Steve Bartman tricked ESPN into putting him on the air for a live phone interview Thursday. The prank, on the 6 p.m. edition of "SportsCenter," was discovered shortly into the interview when the man referred to radio shock jock Howard Stern. The interview was stopped, and anchor Dan Patrick said, "We've been had. That was not Steve Bartman." "We made a mistake," ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz said. "We have a process in place to prevent these type of...
  • Schwarzenegger Talks Politics With Howard Stern, Larry King

    09/18/2003 7:15:52 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 439+ views
    LA Times ^ | 9/18/03 | Joe Mathews
    Employing his Hollywood celebrity, Arnold Schwarzenegger took his campaign to the talk shows of two of his famous friends Wednesday as he engaged Howard Stern and Larry King in discussions of his personality, entertainment and politics. His appearances on Stern's morning radio show and King's evening TV show followed a session Monday on Oprah Winfrey's daytime TV program. In completing that three-bagger on the American talk circuit, Schwarzenegger — a personal friend of all three hosts who has been a frequent guest on all three shows — returned to the familiar territory of celebrity talk, where he has long promoted...
  • No Arnold shockers for Stern

    09/18/2003 3:35:49 AM PDT · by kattracks · 4 replies · 202+ views
    USA TODAY ^ | 9/17/03 | Martha T. Moore
    <p>NEW YORK — All the dirty talk was on Oprah.</p> <p>Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is interviewed by Larry King during a taping of the CNN program "Larry King Live" in L.A. Wednesday.</p> <p>Arnold Schwarzenegger, covering his demographic bases, was all politics when he phoned in as a guest on Howard Stern's radio show Wednesday.</p>
  • FCC Says Howard Stern Show Is News Program

    09/10/2003 11:55:01 AM PDT · by playball0 · 17 replies · 1,081+ views
    A.P. via Yahoo ^ | 9/10/03 | DAVID HO
    WASHINGTON - When you think about news shows, what comes to mind? There's "Meet the Press." And "Face the Nation." And now, Howard Stern's radio show. That's right. The Federal Communications Commission (news - web sites) ruled Tuesday that Stern's raunchy radio program is a "bona fide news interview" program. The decision was in response to a request made by New York-based Infinity Broadcasting Operations Inc., which wanted a ruling that its widely syndicated Stern show is a news program and exempt from equal time requirements for political candidates. The decision will allow Stern to put actor Arnold Schwarzenegger (news)...
  • FCC Says Shock-Jock Stern Qualifies as Newsman

    09/10/2003 8:11:15 AM PDT · by El Conservador · 17 replies · 220+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | September 10, 2003 | Kevin Krolicki
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Even though shock jock Howard Stern's radio and television show features scantily clad women and raunchy chatter, regulators on Tuesday ruled it a news program, exempting it from equal time rules on political coverage. The staff decision by the Federal Communications Commission (news - web sites) opens the way for the show to book two of the sexier candidates for California governor: Hollywood he-man Arnold Schwarzenegger (news) and porn-star Mary Carey. A media watchdog group immediately denounced the FCC (news - web sites) ruling, calling it a reversal of decades of U.S. media regulation designed to...
  • FCC Says Howard Stern Show Is News Program

    09/09/2003 6:30:13 PM PDT · by Pan_Yans Wife · 71 replies · 899+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | September 9, 2003 | DAVID HO
    When you think about news shows, what comes to mind? There's "Meet the Press." And "Face the Nation." And now, Howard Stern's radio show. That's right. The Federal Communications Commission ruled Tuesday that Stern's raunchy radio program is a "bona fide news interview" program. The decision was in response to a request made by New York-based Infinity Broadcasting Operations Inc., which wanted a ruling that its widely syndicated Stern show is a news program and exempt from equal time requirements for political candidates. The decision will allow Stern to put actor Arnold Schwarzenegger on the air without having to offer...
  • Transcript: Howard Stern Reviews "The Matrix Reloaded" (And HATES It)

    07/07/2003 6:42:22 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 23 replies · 480+ views
    ZMax.Org ^ | May 19, 2003 | Howard Stern & Robin Quivers
    A caller asks Howard for his review: Howard: Yea well we actually saw it last week and I didn't review it because the movie studio was nice enough to give us a private screening of it and uh so I held off my opinion. . . I thought it was horrible! Caller: Oh it was great, people loved it. Howard: Yea it made the most money like, just a little bit less than Spiderman but . . . Robin: Like a hundred thiryfive million or something. . . ? Howard: Yea it made a huge amount of money and nobody...
  • Al Gore Reviews "Confidence" (And DENOUNCES It As "The Sting" Ripoff)

    05/12/2003 5:23:57 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 12 replies · 356+ views
    Laissez Faire Electronic Times | May 12, 2003 | Al Gore (Typing by P.J. Gladnick)
    A bagman for a bigshot mobster is conned out of his money by con men. In revenge, the bigshot mobster has one of the con men killed. Later the mobster works with the one of the con men in a scheme to illicitly earn some big bucks but the con men pull a switcheroo on the mobster. One element of the switcheroo involves a federal agent apparently trying to bust the leading con man, thereby fouling the scheme of conning the mobster. However, it turns out that the federal agent is really working for the con men. At the...
  • Howard Stern Defeated in NYC Radio Ratings Wars, Imus Fades Big Time

    01/06/2003 10:17:30 AM PST · by ewing · 79 replies · 995+ views
    The Drudge Report and Early Arbitron Ratings ^ | January 6, 2003 | Matt Drudge
    October-December 2002 Stern with 9.2 share of audience ages 25-54 in AM Drive Time#1 In Top Demographic MarketWINS-AM Tops in All Listeners With 7.0 to Howard Sterns 6.9 WABC Kurtis and Cuby 2.9WFAN's Don Imus Fades At 2.8 RatingWOR 2.6
  • 66% of German Women have had same sex relations (!)

    12/30/2002 12:17:43 PM PST · by I_Love_My_Husband · 108 replies · 978+ views
    San Francisco Examiner ^ | 12/30/02 | P.J. Corkery
    ... According to a new sex survey, 66 percent of German women have had sex with another lady...
  • Stuttering John wins bout!

    05/31/2002 7:33:48 AM PDT · by hchutch · 4 replies · 345+ views
    Stern Show News ^ | 5/31/2002 | Howard Stern Radio Show Recap of the fight is at this URL. Stutering John wins in a unanimous decision: 48-47, 48-47, 50-46.
  • Stern Show Hypes Vile Video

    05/13/2002 10:59:45 PM PDT · by Timesink · 28 replies · 535+ views
    New York Post ^ | May 14, 2002 | Richard Johnson with Paula Froelich and Chris Wilson
    STERN SHOW HYPES VILE VIDEO By RICHARD JOHNSON with Paula Froelich and Chris Wilson Howard Stern - Photo by: Jim Alcorn A SHOCKING video that shows homeless people breaking each other's bones, pulling their own teeth out with pliers and drinking urine-laced booze is selling like crazy since Howard Stern started playing the audio portion on his radio show. The makers of "Bumfights: Cause for Concern, Volume 1," claim to have sold over 100,000 copies at $19.95 since Stern featured the disturbing amateur flick last week. "Bumfights" lowlights include footage of a derelict being pushed down cement stairs in...
  • Howard Stern funds Boston U. scholarships

    05/02/2002 7:45:37 PM PDT · by 2Trievers · 11 replies · 273+ views
    The Daily Free Press (Boston U.) ^ | May 2 2002 | Jessica Warren
    (U-WIRE) BOSTON -- When Katherine Loy and Sandra Oliveira went to the annual College of General Studies ceremony on Friday, they expected to turn in their Capstone projects and hear announcements of academic accomplishments. They didn't expect to hear their own names announced for $10,000 scholarships, and they had no idea they'd be writing thank you letters to Howard Stern. For the next five years, the Howard Stern Scholarship Fund will award two $10,000 scholarships to Boston University CGS students continuing in broadcast journalism at the College of Communication. CGS sophomores Loy and Oliveira both received letters saying faculty...
  • Scott The Engineer IS P-Whipped (Howard Stern Show)

    03/15/2002 7:12:33 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 78 replies · 813+ views
    Stern Show News ^ | March 15, 2002 | Mark Mercer
    6:40am: Yesterday Howard made a deal with Scott the Engineer. He had a trip to a NASCAR race but Scott the Engineer had to agree to go without asking for his wife's permission. Scott accepted the prize and said he was going. Ronnie the Limo Driver was also going to go as long as Scott got to go. Within minutes of that conversation yesterday Scott's wife called in and wanted to talk to Scott. Scott said his wife told him she wasn't even listening. Now Scott says he has other stuff he has to do that he can't get out...

    03/08/2002 1:06:47 PM PST · by hchutch · 30 replies · 268+ views
    New York Post ^ | March 8, 2002 | John Mainelli
    <p>March 8, 2002 -- HOWARD Stern says a report that CBS is considering him as a replacement for David Letterman is "right on the money" and says he'd take the job "provided the details of the money are worked out." Stern also claims CBS had ulterior motives for leaking that information to Internet columnist Matt Drudge - and that Letterman is behind the leaks about his headline-making negotiations with ABC.</p>
  • Howard Stern's Girlfriend Cover Photo

    03/05/2002 8:46:56 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 78 replies · 7,121+ views
    FHM Magazine ^ | March 5, 2002
    Click HERE to see the FHM Magazine cover photo of the woman, Beth Ostrosky, that Howard Stern has been fouling with his Demon Seed.
  • HOWARDS TURN-Catholic League Promising Full Scale Boycott of Proposed CBS/Howard Stern Late Show

    03/07/2002 7:51:58 AM PST · by codebreaker · 89 replies · 726+ views
    New York Post ^ | March 7, 2002 | Richard Johnson
    If there's anything to reports that CBS might replace David Letterman with Howard Stern if Letterman jumps to ABC, Stern's critics will be ready with a full-scale boycott.The (self syled-ed.) King of All Media-whose radio show propelled Mel Karmazin into the vice chairmanship of Viacom/CBS-has often boasted he could dominate late night TV.But Catholic League president William Donohue thunders, "CBS is out of its mind if it thinks it can get away with moving Howard Stern into the Letterman slot without a fight."Donohue who plans to target one advertiser at a time, said, "No one in the entertainment business has ...
  • Stern: I'll Take Letterman Slot

    03/07/2002 4:27:22 AM PST · by hchutch · 15 replies · 261+ views
    Drudge Report/Howard Stern Show ^ | 3/7/2002 | Matt Drudge/Howard Stern
    "If the money is right, I'll take the job," Stern told the DRUDGE REPORT Thursday morning...
  • Why is Howard Stern on Drudgereport?

    03/06/2002 12:45:17 PM PST · by stuck_in_new_orleans · 13 replies · 1,436+ views
    Just got in, is Matt about to break a story on him or what?
  • Drudge-CBS Eying HOWARD STERN to Replace Letterman?

    03/06/2002 7:41:44 AM PST · by codebreaker · 50 replies · 1,015+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | March 6, 2002 | Matt Drudge
    Just the headline so far, this is sad if true.

    10/23/1999 9:56:14 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 802+ views
    New York Post ^ | October 23, 1999 | Tracy Connor & Emily Lambert
    Sex-obsessed shock jock Howard Stern, who for years has been bragging about his two-decade marriage, has split from his wife Alison. "This is an amicable separation," Dan Klores, a spokesman for the couple, said last night. "Following mediation, both Alison and Howard, who care for each other very much, have come to an agreement and settled all their concerns." It's believed the long-haired loudmouth's workaholic ways - a daily radio show and weekly TV show, plus book and movie deals - doomed the 21-year union. Howard, 45, had turned his seemingly rock-solid marriage to Alison, 44, into a mini-cottage ...
  • Stern's a Go for Big Bro

    03/01/2002 6:47:47 AM PST · by hchutch · 18 replies · 352+ views
    Page Six via ^ | 2/28/2002 | Page Six, New York Post
    HOWARD Stern says all CBS has to do is ask - and he'll bunk in the "Big Brother" house with nemesis Kathie Lee Gifford just so he can "torture her." Stern says he'll be in a celebrity version if he can get at Gifford - one of his favorite punching bags for years. "I would torture her . . . and that would be the highest-rated show in the history of television," Stern told listeners yesterday. Stern was commenting on The Post's exclusive story that CBS is looking for celebs to populate an all-star abridged version of the strangers-in-a-house reality ...

    09/17/2001 1:53:38 PM PDT · by Buffalo Bob · 119 replies · 761+ views
    AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION ^ | September 14, 2001
    TUPELO, MS - The American Family Association (AFA) today condemns what it calls the most inhumane statement ever made by shock-jock Howard Stern following America's national tragedy. According to Florida attorney Jack Thompson, four days after the terrorist attacks in New York City, Stern said on his Friday morning broadcast, "New York prostitutes ought to do what everyone else is doing. They ought to donate their services and go down there and give oral sex to the firemen while they're digging for bodies." Moments before that, one of Stern's sidekicks stated that he has been calling women who are impressed ...
  • Supermarket Porn? Checking Out the Checkout Line

    03/01/2002 1:35:06 AM PST · by kattracks · 2 replies · 508+ views ^ | 3/02/01 | Michael L. Betsch
    ( - Along with the chocolate bars and batteries at supermarket checkout counters, shoppers and their young children have a clear view of sexually explicit tabloid newspapers and magazines, according to the American Decency Association (ADA).According to ADA President Bill Johnson, grocery store chains nationwide are selling "explicit descriptions of the sex act" in their stores, and he wants it stopped.In Johnson's most recent letter to 522 U.S. grocery chains nationwide, he urged them to adopt a policy regarding the display of offensive material. Either cover it up or remove it, he repeated in the 15th letter he has sent ...
  • Howard Stern : 'Sean Penn is an Idiot'

    01/04/2002 9:01:19 AM PST · by kattracks · 25 replies · 399+ views ^ | 1/04/02 | Carl Limbacher and Staff
    Howard Stern, the wildly popular, drive-time radio host for New York's K-Rock, dressed down Sean Penn on today's broadcast for Penn's comments of earlier this week, when the actor compared Stern and Bill O'Reilly to Osama bin Laden and accused George W. Bush of not being thought-provoking or spirit-challenging. Stern defended the President: "I ask you, what was the last thought-provoking, spirit-challenging movie Sean Penn made ... Fast Times at Ridgemont High? He's a failed actor." He said that it is not George W. Bush's job to provoke people to thought [the President's job, as we all know, is to ...
  • Stern Tossed Overboard by CBS

    02/07/2002 1:25:49 PM PST · by truthandlife · 141 replies · 643+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 2/7/02 | Ed Vitagliano
    The man who once claimed to be the “King of All Media” had to endure the humiliation of having his Saturday night syndicated television show dumped by CBS -- because too few people were watching. Howard Stern raised plenty of eyebrows when CBS Eyemark Entertainment gave the radio shock jock a national late-night platform for his vulgar and perverse brand of humor in the fall of 1998. Commenting early on, Stern promised that his show would have “a lot of nudity and lesbians,” “strippers” and “a lot of drunken dwarves.” His show lived up to his prediction. After months of ...
  • Stern Wages War against Bush

    04/17/2004 5:21:37 AM PDT · by PatriotEdition · 37 replies · 645+ views
    Ha ha – this is rich… Howard Stern is waging war against Bush. He is telling his 8 million listeners (roughly 1/3 of the amount Rush Limbaugh has), not to vote for Bush. Correct me if I am wrong, but I would imagine that most of the smut-happy morons who listen to this guy probably wouldn’t vote for Bush anyway, (if they even bother to vote). These are the type of people who buy into all that democratic mantra that republicans are for the rich, they are prolife when the baby is unborn, but as soon as the baby...
  • Stern Affiliates Getting Cold Feet?

    04/11/2004 5:30:30 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 13 replies · 360+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 4-11-04 | Carl Limbacher
    Only a quarter of the radio stations contacted by the New York Post say they're willing to go to the mat to continue broadcasting Howard Stern's radio show. Seventeen stations, representing just under half of Stern's 35 national affiliates, were surveyed by the Post's John Mainelli late last week, after steep FCC fines prompted Stern's syndicator, Clear Channel, to drop him from the roster of six of their outlets. "Only four station managers expressed unabashed support [for Stern]," reports Mainelli. "Another is on the fence, and 12 more avoided all comment." He calls the result of his thumbnail survey a...
  • Could Howard Stern Topple Bush?

    03/18/2004 8:09:06 AM PST · by Mich0127 · 109 replies · 426+ views ^ | 3-18-04 | Carl Limbacher
    Is "shock jock" Howard Stern's voice powerful enough to affect the upcoming presidential election to the extent of sending President Bush packing? That's what the Boston Globe wants to know, explaining that the liberal talk show host the newspaper describes as a "stripper aficionado, champion of misfits everywhere, all-purpose radio provocateur," has turned his raunchy show into a Bush bashing marathon. Writes the Globe's Matthew Gilbert, Stern has been devoting hours of his broadcast every weekday "to impassioned criticism of President Bush and support of Senator John Kerry." Stern, he writes has been "Railing tirelessly against the president, attacking Bush's...
  • Stern Partially Silenced, Defended by Congressman

    03/12/2004 10:35:28 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 58 replies · 426+ views
    FMQB ^ | 3/12/04
    Howard Stern was partially silenced today - by himself. The King of All Media signed on this morning with a montage of radio station promos and soundbites from Talk shows and government officials speaking about the raging debate over indecency. The dramatic audio collage was laced with snippets fom protest songs, like Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son," Bob Marley & The Wailers' "Get Up, Stand Up," Thunderclap Newman's "Something In The Air" and Stern's own remix of KoRn's "Y'All Want A Single." It wasn't until roughly 7:15am EST that Stern spoke his first new words of the day, though they...
  • Stern Threatens To Quit If Bush Signs Indecency Bill

    03/11/2004 7:03:02 PM PST · by GulliverSwift · 201 replies · 337+ views
    FMQB ^ | March 11, 2004
    The Howard Stern saga continues. Although Infinity is saying they will stand by their man, Stern is threatening to quit anyway if President Bush signs new indecency legislation into law. On this morning's show, Congressman Gary Ackerman called in to discuss the bill and assure Stern that he would not sign it. Ackerman said the vote on the bill is happening today, and that he feels it will easily pass through the right wing-controlled House but that the Senate may veto it. (The bill passed in the House this afternoon, see separate story.) Stern replied by saying that if Bush...
  • Stern Feels Bush-Whacked End Is Near

    03/05/2004 3:37:17 AM PST · by kattracks · 126 replies · 533+ views
    FMQB ^ | 3/03/04
    Howard Stern says the end of his career is closer than the two years left on his contract. "I know that it's over for me," Stern said Wednesday morning. "I have been really good at predicting my career and I know when I'm outmatched. It's over for me as a broadcaster. I'm checkmated. All they gotta do is fine us and then we're gone. And there's nothing we can do about it."But even with comments like that, Stern is not going down without a fight. For the past two days the syndicated morning man has been attacking those he feels are his oppressors - Clear Channel, the...